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Building power in underserved communities through venture philanthropy purpose

Aug. 30, 2019 2:00 pm

Building power in underserved communities through venture philanthropy

How GreenLight Fund brings a racial equity perspective to investing and grantmaking.
15 social impact leaders we’ll be following in 2017 people

Dec. 28, 2016 12:59 pm

15 social impact leaders we’ll be following in 2017

The voices we're most excited to keep up with in the new year.
How philanthropy introduced this Boston investor to Philly’s tech scene people

Oct. 25, 2016 12:45 pm

How philanthropy introduced this Boston investor to Philly’s tech scene

When GreenLight Fund cofounder John Simon brought the organization to Philly, the tech investor found a community of startups ripe for investment. But his philanthropy and business dealings aren't mutually exclusive.
Is Philadelphia City Hall ready for the next big wave in how social services get done? results

Jul. 8, 2016 11:15 am

Is Philadelphia City Hall ready for the next big wave in how social services get done?

Social impact leaders say a funding model called 'pay for success' that matches investors, impact innovators and governments together is the next big thing. GreenLight Fund Philadelphia Director Omar Woodward says Philly's city government needs to be prepared.
Why GreenLight Fund ED Omar Woodard is no stranger to philanthropy people

May 2, 2016 2:37 pm

Why GreenLight Fund ED Omar Woodard is no stranger to philanthropy

At a recent welcome reception packed with local social impact leaders, Woodard recalls his roots and makes his purpose public.
Money attracts more money: How this early childhood education program landed almost $2M funding

Apr. 14, 2016 12:50 pm

Money attracts more money: How this early childhood education program landed almost $2M

Parent-Child Home Program will replicate its model in Philadelphia, thanks to a round of fundraising led by GreenLight Fund.
Why this state senate candidate axed his campaign to head up a local nonprofit people

Feb. 4, 2016 10:41 am

Why this state senate candidate axed his campaign to head up a local nonprofit

North Philly native Omar Woodard dropped his third district senate run for a job as executive director of local venture philanthropy firm GreenLight Fund Philadelphia. Why? For a shot at making more effective impact.

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